Tag Archives: baseball

Saturday Morning News: March 2nd, 2013

Family Dinner: Treasured Tradition Or Bygone Ideal? A game in need of repair  Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston’s Most Notorious Gangster How Did Our Brains Evolve To Equate Food With Love? One Strategy For A GOP Overhaul? Follow The Democrats’ Example To Spot Kids Who Will Overcome Poverty, Look At Babies The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming […]

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Saturday Morning News: February 9th, 2013

In Moscow, Scandals Shake A Storied Ballet The Beatles in unseen images Soccer’s New Match-Fixing Scandal: Hunted former cop may have up to 30 guns, source says No halftime show for the next Super Bowl? Postal Service Moves To Halt Saturday Mail CIA nominee defends drone strikes How boy was rescued from bunker US braces […]

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Sex and Cheeseburgers

  I love AMC’s Mad Men for a lot of the same reasons everyone else does. It’s well-written, exceptionally acted, and it uncomfortably pokes its nose into the unpleasant truths of its era (and ours) in a way few other shows have ever been able to manage. But I also love Mad Men for a reason that, […]

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Staches, Candy Maldonado, Exploding Birds, and Chipper Jones: My Baseball Dream Team

I grew up in a baseball home.  This means that when I was about a year old I was weaned from my mother by being given nachos and a hotdog.  My room was the ballpark, and it was a fantastic way to grow up.  If I wasn’t playing baseball I was watching it, trading cards, […]

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Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech

Being that we are in full swing with the baseball playoffs, we thought that this classic speech from Lou Gehrig would be appropriate.   Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. I […]

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Saturday Morning News October 6th, 2012

Swing State Debate Watchers Give First Round To Romney, And Lehrer The Loss Fact check: Will Big Bird get pink slip? Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks Obama accuses Romney of dishonesty Chipper: Not way I thought career would end Romney ‘wins’ US election debate American Airlines Seats […]

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How To Not Like Sports by Jake Barker

Administrator’s Note: Jake sent us this post a long time ago and we have been holding it for this week.  For those of you who are not aware, this week marks the beginning of college football, probably the greatest sporting season of the year.  With that in mind, you need to know the information below. […]

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Saturday Morning News: August 25th

Todd Akin Fallout Spreads From Missouri To White House Race Ugandan Team Is Africa’s First In Little League Series It Begins: College Football Season Is Upon Us The 10 Craziest Lines From National Review’s Story On Why Mitt Romney Should Win 100% Of The Female Vote Student ‘Subversives’ And The FBI’s ‘Dirty Tricks’ World’s Craziest […]

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Friday At Five

Gentlemen, we are on the precipice of the greatest time of the year in sport.  Baseball is nearing the playoffs, the Little League World Series is in full swing, the English Premier League is in week number two, and college football starts a week from yesterday.  Enjoy the coming months.  As a disclaimer I feel […]

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On Video Replay In Little League Baseball

I was watching the Little League World Series last night when the game was stopped for video replay to get a call correct.  A few pitches later the game was stopped again.  Then again.  It happened frequently enough that it really started to take away from the game.  During one of the long pauses I […]

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